U.S. Customs and Border Protection has created a dedicated team to monitor violations of coastwise shipping rules as supporters tout the Jones Act's homeland security benefits.
Major freight railroads in the United States employed 152,426 workers as of the middle of June 2016, down 0.2 percent from the previous month and 11.55 percent year-over-year, according to data from the Surface Transportation Board.
The 8,530-TEU CSCL container vessel Xin Fei Zhou scraped its side against the wall of one of the recently inaugurated locks of the important Central American waterway, according to a report from the Associated Press.
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The $46.5 million intermodal hub in Cedar Rapids will cover 75 acres next to the Smith-Dows railyard.
The Honolulu-based shipping company has entered into an agreement to acquire Span Alaska, which has doubled in size during the past year through the acquisition of Pacific Alaska Freightways.
Terminals and carriers rush to clarify how shippers can meet the International Maritime Organization’s requirement scheduled to go into effect tomorrow, in which shippers must provide the verified gross mass of containers before they are loaded on ships.